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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Magnitude 1.5 Quake in Eastern Tennessee

A minor earthquake (Magnitude 1.5) occurred this afternoon 19km ESE of Etowah, Tennessee. More details can be seen on the USGS website. I've included an infographic showing the location and magnitude of that tremor below, as well as infographics showing other recent quakes in our area on different time scales. Click on each one of them to see a larger version in another tab.



January 27, 2013 Earthquake in eastern Tennessee




Infographic showing nearby earthquakes in 2012 that were Magnitude 2.0 and above.



Infographic showing nearby earthquakes from 1973 to January 27, 2013, with several of the nearest quakes annotated with magnitude and date of the quakes.

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